Tag: Widget

  • WordPress Child Themes – Remove Widget Areas

    In a WordPress Framework or Basic-Theme are one or several Widget Areas (Sidebars) defined. But how can you remove the widget areas if you don’t need them and just confuse other backend users.

  • 24th Door – The WPE Quit Smoking Widget

    For the last door in our Advent Calendar I had something special in mind. This year is coming to an end and I’m sure some of our readers want to quit smoking next year. To support their goal, I created a WP Engineer Quit Smoking Widget. 😉

  • Check for Widgets in Widget-Areas

    Welcome to our 6th door of our Advent Calendar. 🙂 If you use widgets in your theme and this also accommodates a variety of hierarchies, you will quickly realize that it really only makes sense to output HTML for the widgets when the widget area is also used by the user.

  • Advent Calendar – 24 Days Tips And Tricks Each Day! Today: WordPress Comment Form Widget

    Especially in Germany we have the tradition of an Advent Calendar. An Advent calendar is a special calendar which is used to count down the days from December the 1st to Christmas Eve December 24th. An Advent Calendar has 24 doors, one of which is opened every day during Advent. Each door opens to reveal […]

  • Deactivate WordPress Default Widgets

    You do not always want to have all the widgets active, which comes within the WordPress core. You can disable the unneccessary Widgets in your functions.php of your theme with a small function. The following syntax will switch off all the standard widgets. It should therefore be adjusted depending on your requirements: // unregister all […]

  • WordPress 2.8 Single Post Navigation Widget

    Since WordPress 2.8, there is a new Widget API. In our post Build A WordPress 2.8 Widget With The New Widget API, I have used a simple example to describe how to build a Widget. This time Heiko and I’ve created something more complex.